- Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Exact time with seconds in Cocos (Keeling) Islands and timezones
The Cocos (Keeling) Islands are located in the Indian Ocean, 1,770 kilometres (1,100 mi) northwest of Perth, Australia and approximately 2,741 kilometres (1,700 mi) southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia. The islands are currently an Australian external territory and is the only home to the two official time zones of Cocos Islands, the Cocos Islands Time (CICT) and the Australian Western Standard Time (AWST).
Cocos Islands Time (CICT) is GMT+6:30. This is the standard local time and is designated as the primary time zone for the islands.
Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is GMT+8. This time zone is designated as the secondary time zone for the islands. It is only used by certain attractions and businesses.
The primary time zone (Cocos Islands Time) is used for all official business on the islands.